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Fruit Picking advice needed

Travel Forums Australia / New Zealand & The Pacific Fruit Picking advice needed

1. Posted by rockett (Budding Member 5 posts) 10y

Thinking about going doing fruit picking to get the 2nd WHV but haven't a clue what its like.
A lot of people have been saying its impossible to stick at..are their certain fruits that are easier or certain areas better? How would one avoid the rouge farmers too?
Advice please and thanks if ya can spare a few seconds!

2. Posted by rockett (Budding Member 5 posts) 10y


3. Posted by anglosurma (Respected Member 106 posts) 10y

yep do some fruit picking to extend your visa , but youl shorten your life i did it in several places in oz it killed me phsically mainly try to avaid bananas or this time of year th the best is vine pruning albany wa and victoria mildura easy and payed 15 bucks an hour rather thank picking oranges all day n gettin paid peanuts.

4. Posted by Emily_Oz (Budding Member 39 posts) 10y

If you're heart is in it then stick it out, but most people who have done it have said it's very hard work and they were dumped in the middle of a field on their own all day. Others however have met some great friends doing it and have had fun. It all depends! You can always quit if dont like it, might as well give it a go!!